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synonyms for embolden

  • buoy
  • energize
  • inspire
  • invigorate
  • reassure
  • spur
  • sway
  • boost
  • cheer
  • exhilarate
  • goad
  • inspirit
  • push
  • rally
  • refresh
  • revitalize
  • stir
  • enhearten
  • give courage
  • give pep talk
  • psyche up
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antonyms for embolden

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  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • dissuade
  • depress
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How to use embolden in a sentence

The well-documented marginalization of India’s Muslim community and its deep enmity with Pakistan have further emboldened the Islamic republic’s military hard-liners.
REVISITING PAKISTAN’S TANGLE OF CONTRADICTIONS AND VIOLENCEBILAL QURESHIDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
An idea designed to embolden Democrats ended up flummoxing them, which played out again last night.
THE TRAILER: WHAT WENT UNSAID IN WEDNESDAY'S VICE-PRESIDENTIAL DEBATEDAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At the same time, Turkey’s full-blooded support of Azerbaijan in the conflict has emboldened its capital, Baku, analysts say, and chipped away at Moscow’s influence over the Azeri leadership.
TURKEY STOKES CAUCASUS CONFLICT, RILES RUSSIACHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 30, 2020OZY
The rush of stimulus spending by developed world governments has emboldened development economists to call for a reconsideration of public sector financing.
ECON 3.0? WHAT ECONOMISTS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO (AND LEARN FROM) THE PANDEMICCLAIRE BEATTYSEPTEMBER 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The sense that money and technology can overcome nature has emboldened Americans.
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
And I have given this tedious detail to urge and embolden others to remonstrate against it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
It will embolden them to renewed opposition to the will of the loyal masses, believing that they have the Executive with them.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
Time and reason will rectify the first; but time, and even reason, will but harden and embolden the latter.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Madam Dupin, amiable as she was, was serious and unanimated; I found nothing in her manners sufficiently alluring to embolden me.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
They embolden to further abuse, and they weaken both the power and the effect of disavowal.
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 3GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBOLDEN

  • activate
  • arouse
  • cheer
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • energize
  • enliven
  • exalt
  • excite
  • fire
  • gladden
  • hearten
  • impel
  • incite
  • inform
  • inspire
  • inspirit
  • instigate
  • invigorate
  • kindle
  • liven
  • make alive
  • move
  • quicken
  • revive
  • revivify
  • rouse
  • spark
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • urge
  • vitalize
  • vivify
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